View from the Bridge (Heinemann Plays) by Arthur Miller

By Arthur Miller

'Heinemann performs' bargains modern drama and new variants of vintage performs. The sequence has been built to aid lecture room instructing and to fulfill the necessities of Key phases three and four. The performs are perfect for lecture room interpreting and function; many have huge casts and an equivalent mixture of components for girls and boys. each one play comprises options and actions to introduce and use the performs within the school room. "A View From the Bridge" tells the tale of Eddie Carbone, who has the same opinion to preserve his wife's cousins who're looking safe haven in long island as unlawful immigrants. difficulty starts off whilst his wife's niece is interested in Eddie's more youthful brother. There are thirteen elements, ten of that are male and 3 lady.

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EDDIE: Didn't you hear what 1 told you? You walk out that door to that wedding you ain't comin' back here, Beatrice. BEATRICE: Why! What do you want? EDDIE: 1want my respectoDidn't you ever hear ofthat? From my wife? ] CA THERINE: It's after three; we're supposed to be there already, Beatrice. The priest won't wait. BEA TRICE: Eddie. It's her wedding. There'11be nobody there from her family. For my sister let me go. I' m goin' for my sister. EDDIE [as though hurt]: Look, 1 been arguin' with you a11day already, Beatrice, and 1said what I'm gonna sayoHe's gonna come here and apologize to me or nobody from this house is goin' into that church today.

1 told you a hundred times. ] EDDIE: All right. Let her go out, then. BEA TRI CE: She don't wanna go out now. It's too late, Eddie. ] EDDIE: Suppose 1 told her to go out. Suppose 1 BEATRICE: They're going to get married next week, Eddie. EDDIE [ - his headjerks around to her]: She said that? BEATRICE: Eddie, ifyou want my advice, go to her and tell her good luck. 1 think maybe now that you had it out you leamed better. EDDIE: What's the hurry next week? BEATRICE: Well, she's been worried about him bein' picked up; this way he could start to be a citizen.

EDDIE: Don't tell me okay, okay, I'm tellin' you the truth. A wife is supposed to believe the husband. If 1 teU you that guy ain't right don't tell me he is right. BEATRICE: But how do you know? EDDIE: Because 1 know. 1 don't go around makin' accusations. He give me the heeby-jeebies the first minute 1 seen him. EDDIE: i 7° A VIEW PROM THE BRIDGE And I don't like you sayin' 1 don't want her marryin' anybody. 1 broke my back payin' her stenography lessons so she could go out and meet a better class of people, W ould 1do that ifI didn't want her to get married?

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